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Bay Area: Interview with Mother of Sahleem Tindle,  Shot By BART Police and Leaked Video of the Shooting (Audio and Video)

Yolanda Banks-Reed is the mother of 28-year-old Sahleem Tindle, who was unarmed with his hands in the air, when he was shot and killed by BART police officer Joseph Mateu on Jan 3, 2018. Mateu is back on active duty, after a brief paid administrative leave. The Oakland Police, which is involved in the investigation, showed the police cam video to the family last week, but are refusing to release the video to the public while the investigation is open.

Originally published by KPFA Radio. Edit by Enough is Enough.

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Bay Area: Interview with Mother of Sahleem Tindle,  Shot By BART Police and Leaked Video of the Shooting (Audio and Video)

Hear the interview:

7:34 – Yolanda Banks-Reed is the mother of 28-year-old Sahleem Tindle, who was unarmed with his hands in the air, when he was shot and killed by BART police officer Joseph Mateu on Jan 3, 2018. Mateu is back on active duty, after a brief paid administrative leave. The Oakland Police, which is involved in the investigation, showed the police cam video to the family last week, but are refusing to release the video to the public while the investigation is open. 

SAHLEEM TINDLE PRESS CONFERENCE
Image: Yolanda Reed, mother of Sahleem Tindle, center, speaks during a rally at the West Oakland BART station in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. 

8:08 – Abeedah Adams, an active member of the Water Crisis Coalition Organising Committee, a volunteer organization set up in the wake of Cape Town’s water crisis joins UpFront to talk about Cape Town’s crisis. We get the latest on what’s happening with the water crisis in Cape Town. After three years of a devastating drought, the government have now declared a date in June to mark Day Zero, when Cape Town will run out of water. Officials are making plans to adapt, but others say it’s a scare tactic and bottled-water companies will be the real winners. 

8:34 – john a. powell, is the head of the UC Berkeley Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society and holds the Robert D. Haas Chancellor’s Chair in Equity and Inclusion.; He is a Professor of Law and Professor of African American Studies and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. He is interviewed about the his area of study, whiteness, and understanding the system of American racism.

UpFront delivers a mix of local, state, and international coverage through challenging interviews, civil debates, breaking updates, and in-depth discussions with authors: https://kpfa.org/episode/upfront-february-20-2018/

Body camera video and stills pulled from video

BART has released Officer Joseph Mateu’s body camera footage from Jan. 3 shooting at West Oakland station that killed Sahleem Tindle. Shorter version was leaked yesterday that shows Tindle was shot in the back.

Body cam video from the cops:

Protesting the killing of Sahleem tindle Tuesday 13,2018

 

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